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Ship Artwork Cross Country with TSI

Artwork can be fragile, bulky, and extremely valuable. Whether you’re moving one piece or your entire collection to your new home or need to ship artwork to a buyer cross country, TSI makes long distance artwork shipping easy. With our nationwide network of professional artwork shipping partners, TSI’s expert problem solvers specialize in creating customized plans for moving or shipping artwork. 

All of TSI’s artwork shipping solutions include professional packing and preparation to ensure your pieces arrive undamaged, including custom crating and climate-controlled trucks if needed. Need to move or ship artwork from multiple origins to a single destination, or from a single origin to multiple destinations? We can help with that too. Request an artwork shipping quote for more information. We can move or ship artwork cross country or any distance longer than 150 miles, including:

Call us at 800-626-1257 between 9 am and 6 pm EST for an immediate quote, a typical call takes less than five minutes.

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Customize Your Artwork Shipment

If you need to ship artwork long distance, our White Glove Consolidated shipping service is often the best option. If you need a faster delivery or have an entire home’s worth of stuff to ship (in addition to your art collection), our live shipping experts may recommend our Full Service Expedited moving service. The exact cost of your shipment will depend on the size and number of items you’re shipping, the distance they will travel, and any special considerations such as glass or delicate components.

White Glove Consolidated

  • Professional preparation of the furniture
  • Indoor pickup and delivery
  • Limited liability coverage

Full Service Expedited

  • Expedited timing
  • Full professional packing
  • Indoor pickup and delivery
  • Full valuation protection insurance

Customer Opinions Matter

They help us serve you better. See what our customers have to say about our art shipping services below. You can read more reviews here

Fast and accurate shipping, price and pick up. My antique was packaged professionally and arrived safely.

Kimmy A. tsi

I searched for a moving company for several weeks however the reviews were really bad for all of them. then my husband chose TSI. i saw the reviews were not as bad. and the price was relatively low so we decided to go with it. they packed… More ›

Susan Xu - California to Michigan mymovingreviews

Always courteous on phone and in person. Prompt response to questions. Faster delivery than projected. No damage and inside delivery.

Michael Stone google

Art Shipping FAQs

How much does it cost to ship artwork?

The total cost to ship artwork with a professional shipping company like TSI depends on how many pieces you have to move, how far they will travel, and any special considerations your shipping partner will need to keep in mind.

We highly recommend adding insurance to any artwork shipment at an additional cost of $6 per $100 of value.

How do I ship framed artwork safely?

The safest way to pack paintings, including stretched canvas or framed paintings, is in a properly sized crate. Professional shipping providers like TSI will offer special crating services for all of your fragile and expensive pieces of art. For detailed instructions on how to properly pack artwork yourself, read our “How Do I Ship Paintings?” guide.

How do I ship a sculpture?

There are many ways to ship a sculpture. The best method depends on the size and value of the piece, as well as any special considerations unique to your sculpture. Learn more about your options for shipping sculpture in our “How Do I Ship Sculpture?” guide. 

Regardless of which shipping method you choose, the most challenging aspect of shipping sculpture is packing it properly. TSI’s sculpture shipping service includes professional packing and crating, as well as indoor pickup and delivery to ensure your heavy, bulky, or fragile pieces arrive safely and in one piece.


Is extra insurance available for shipping art?

Yes, extra insurance is available for fine art shipments, including paintings and sculptures. All art shipments transported by TSI include federally mandated limited liability coverage, which pays out at 60 cents per pound. For high-value, one-of-a-kind, original, or highly sentimental artwork, we strongly recommend purchasing supplemental insurance.

Get an Artwork Shipping Quote

Request an artwork shipping quote online to see your moving options and get instant pricing for artwork shipping. One of our logistics experts in Wayne, PA will reach out to you to get all the details about your move or artwork shipment, including details about each piece, final destination requirements, pickup conditions, and more.

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